Moist Chocolate Cake Recipe


  • 140 g cup plain flour
  • 30 g cocoa powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp hot water
  • 1 tsp instant coffee powder
  • 150 g caster sugar
  • 150g butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 3/4 cup water


  • Preheat oven 175° C
  • Sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda. Set aside.
  • Dissolve the coffee with hot water. Set aside.
  • Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time. Beat well. Beat in the coffee and vanilla essence. Gently fold in the flour mixture alternating with water. (You can replace water with full cream milk)
  • Pour the batter into a greased baking pan. (Lay with baking paper bottom and side)
  • Bake at 175° C for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.


  • Use a cooking pot, place 2 big chunk of unsweetened dark chocolate or any cooking chocolate
  • Cocoa powder (10-20gm melted with little bit of water) put in about 1-2 tbsp only to your melted chocolate
  • 2 -3 tbsp butter
  • 1 teaspoons of caster sugar (if it’s too sweet, then omit this)
  • Remove from heat after melted and pour on top of your cake

Tips: Eat when it’s hot, or re-heat in oven to soften cake

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